BugDestroyer Removal Guide

Do you know what BugDestroyer is?

BugDestroyer is a recent variant of rogue anti-spyware that is in the same family as SafePCTool and CleanPCTool which are all fake anti-spyware programs. BugDestroyer uses fake ads and misleading scan results in an attempt to scare users into purchasing the BugDestroyer program. BugDestroyer is a complete waste of money as it serves no good purpose. BugDestroyer makes false claims through aggressive tactics stating that it cleans your system.

In non-techie terms: BugDestroyer has it's own website that resembles closely to SafePCTool's website. BugDestroyer cannot be trusted. Do not under any circumstances visit the BugDestroyer website or purchase the BugDestroyer program. You will be wasting your time and money.

BugDestroyer Automatic Removal Instructions

BugDestroyer Manual Removal Instructions

This manual removal method is for techie computer users. BugDestroyer manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that BugDestroyer will be removed completely. So read the BugDestroyer removal steps carefully and good luck.
Before you start: Close all programs and Internet browsers. Also back up your computer in case you make a mistake and your computer stops working.

  1. Uninstall BugDestroyer Program
    Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall BugDestroyer if found.
  2. To stop BugDestroyer processes (view process removal steps)
    Go to Start > Run > type taskmgr. The click the Processes tab and you'll see a list of running processes.
    Search and stop these BugDestroyer processes:

    For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".

  3. To Unregister BugDestroyer DLLs (view DLL removal steps)
    Search and unregister these BugDestroyer DLLs:

    To locate the BugDestroyer DLL path, go to Start > Search > All Files or Folders. Type BugDestroyer and in the Look in: select either My Computer or Local Hard Drives. Click the Search button.
    Once you have the BugDestroyer DLL path, go to Start and then click on Run. In the Run command box, type cmd, and then click on OK.
    To locate the exact DLL path, type cd in order to change the current directory. To display the contents of the directory, use the dir command. To remove the DLL file type regsvr32 /u FILENAME.dll (FILENAME is the name of the file that you want to unregister).

  4. To unregister BugDestroyer registry keys (view registry keys removal steps)
    Go to Start > Run > type regedit > press OK.
    Edit the value (on the right pane) by right-clicking on it and selecting the Modify option. Select the Delete option.
    Search and delete these BugDestroyer registry keys:

  5. If your homepage has been changed, go to Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > click on the General > click Use Default under Home Page. Add the your desired default homepage, then click Apply > click OK. Open a new web browser to check that you have your desired default homepage.
  6. Remove BugDestroyer Directories.
    To find BugDestroyer directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
    Search and delete the following BugDestroyer directories:
    C:\Program Files\BugsDestroyer
    C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\bugsdestroyer
    C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\BugsDestroyer
    C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\BugsDestroyer

    Right-click on the BugDestroyer folder and select Delete.
    A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder [NAME OF FOLDER] and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
    Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting [FOLDERNAME] could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.

  7. To remove BugDestroyer icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.

You've completed the BugDestroyer manual removal instructions!
I hope this article has helped you solve your BugDestroyer problems. If you want to contribute to this article, post your comment below.

Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that BugDestroyer will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.

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